Global warming, ozone depletion, drought, acid rain - their causes are viewed as extraordinarily complex; their effects are assumed catastrophic. Exploring Environmental Issues provides a key to understanding our potential crisis. The concise, introductory text presents a review of current environmental issues using a geographical approach that stresses the interrelationships between environment and societies. This user-friendly volume is an essential book for students and all who are concerned with the nature of contemporary environmental issues. Information is presented in a refreshing manner utilising over 170 figures and 50 photographs. Global boxed case studies are used throughout to highlight and explore issues in more detail. The text also contains discussion points, annotated further reading and an extensive glossary.developed for its transmission and use, energy also contributes to the disruption caused by the urban infrastructure. ... electrical fields that may be responsible for health problems among those living in close proximity to the lines (Randerson 2002). ... They do leak and human error during operation can allow oil to escape.
|Title||:||Exploring Environmental Issues|
|Author||:||David D. Kemp|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2004|